Egyptian officer killed in gunfight with terrorists

Police officer killed in exchange of gunfire with terrorists who planned attacks on Coptic Christians.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/15/2020, 1:20 AM

Egypt to open Rafah crossing amid coronavirus pandemic

Egypt’s border crossing with Gaza will open for three days for Arabs seeking to return to the Gaza Strip.Elad Benari, 4/13/2020, 6:40 AM

Egypt to impose nightly curfews to fight coronavirus

Egypt has 366 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 21 fatalities, including two senior military officers.Elad Benari, 3/25/2020, 6:26 AM

Egypt reports two more deaths from coronavirus

Egypt will halt all air traffic at its airports starting on Thursday to prevent the spread of coronavirus.Elad Benari, 3/17/2020, 6:45 AM

First death from coronavirus recorded in Egypt

German tourist dies from COVID-19 in Sinai resort, marking the first death from the epidemic in Africa.Elad Benari, 3/9/2020, 1:13 AM

Report: Egypt builds new border wall with Gaza

2 kilometer wall designed to prevent armed terrorists from crossing into Egypt overland, tunnels crossing into Egypt underground.Gary Willig, 2/16/2020, 8:30 AM

First case of coronavirus recorded in Egypt

Egyptian authorities say a "foreigner" has been infected with the coronavirus and has been placed in quarantine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/14/2020, 8:19 PM

Egyptian forces kill 17 terrorists in Sinai

Egyptian police forces kill 17 terrorists during shootout in North Sinai Province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2020, 6:37 AM

Egyptian army thwarts Sinai attack, kills 10 terrorists

Egypt's army says it killed 10 terrorists as its forces thwarted a major terror attack on a military checkpoint in North Sinai.Elad Benari, 2/10/2020, 3:35 AM

Report: Explosion in gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt

Al Jazeera reports that unknown individuals blew up part of the gas pipeline in the northern Sinai region.Ben Ariel, 2/2/2020, 11:20 PM

Egypt calls for 'careful' examination of Trump plan

Egypt responds to Trump peace plan, urges Israel and PA to undertake "a careful and thorough examination" of it.Elad Benari, 1/29/2020, 4:12 AM

US to pay for restoration of one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the world

US embassy in Egypt to restore one of the world's oldest Jewish cemeteries, the Bassatine Cemetery in Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2020, 2:48 PM

Report: Hamas and Egypt in contacts to stop balloon attacks

TV report: Egypt and Hamas holding intensive contacts in an attempt to stop the launching of incendiary bombs from Gaza toward Israel.Elad Benari, 1/23/2020, 2:11 AM

D'Nile isn't just a river in Egypt

Rav Tzvi Yehudah said that Jews became accustomed to think that life in Galut, exile, is normal, even with the increasing anti-Semitism, brutality and murder taking place there. They are in denial. Ariel Natan Pasko, 1/21/2020, 11:27 PM

In an energy milestone, Israel begins gas exports through Egypt

Israel begins pumping natural gas to Egypt as part of $15 billion deal to export to Europe via Egyptian natural gas plants.AFP, 1/15/2020, 11:38 AM

US citizen dies in Egyptian prison

Moustafa Kassem dies following lengthy hunger strike against his conviction for taking part in sit-in protest against Sisi government.Gary Willig, 1/14/2020, 9:40 PM

Alexandria's restored synagogue heralds new chapter for Egypt's Jews

Egypt completes restoration of ancient Alexandria synagogue, allowing it to reopen.AFP, 1/11/2020, 10:51 PM

Egypt releases former chief of staff from jail after a year

General Sami Anan was arrested in January of 2018 after announcing he would challenge Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in the presidential election.Elad Benari, 12/23/2019, 4:37 AM

Israeli museum explains the emojis of ancient Egypt

Israel Museum uses modern 'emojis' to explain how ancient hieroglyphics were used.Claire Gounon, AFP, 12/21/2019, 6:22 PM

Israel approves gas exports to Egypt

Israel to export gas to Egypt, after Energy Minister signs off on deal to sell natural gas from offshore reserves.AFP, 12/17/2019, 1:48 PM

Artillery fire from Egypt hits southern Israeli town

Building in southern Israeli hit by artillery shell fired from Egypt in apparent stray-fire incident. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2019, 12:16 PM

Egypt, Jordan criticize US policy change on Judea and Samaria

Two Arab countries that have peace treaty with Israel criticized Pompeo’s statement on Judea and Samaria communities.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 4:22 AM

Hamas: Egypt preventing Haniyeh from leaving Gaza

Egypt took measure to prevent Hamas leader from meeting Egyptian government's rivals, Hamas terror organization claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 3:23 PM

ISIS' Egypt affiliate pledges allegiance to new leader

ISIS affiliates in Sinai and Bangladesh pledge allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's replacement.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2019, 5:25 AM

Sisi extends state of emergency

Egyptian President extends state of emergency, which has been in effect since April 2017, for another three months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 6:51 AM

9 members of same family killed in explosion in Sinai

Nine killed, six wounded in explosion in a town in the northern Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/13/2019, 6:42 AM

Israeli woman arrested in Egypt en route to Sinai

23-year-old Israeli woman heading to Sinai for vacation arrested by Egyptian police after bullets found in her bag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 5:27 PM

Mortar lands near synagogue in southern Israel

Misfired mortar from Egypt lands in southern Israeli border town.Orly Harari, 9/28/2019, 7:40 PM

Report: Egyptian intelligence held secret talks in Israel

Delegation from Egyptian intelligence service held secret talks in Israel focusing on Gaza, according to Channel 13 News.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/27/2019, 10:40 PM

Israeli man missing in Egypt

Police turn to public for help with search for 26-year-old man who disappeared after entering Sinai Peninsula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2019, 8:12 PM

Egypt arrests more than 1,000 after anti-Sisi protests

Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people in wake of rare protests calling for ouster of the President.Elad Benari, 9/26/2019, 5:36 AM

Trump on Egypt demonstrations: I'm not concerned

US President gives backing to Egyptian President amid protests against his rule at home.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 3:08 AM

Egypt: 74 arrested in protests against Sisi

Security forces maintain tight control in Cairo's Tahrir Square after protests in several cities call for removal of the president.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2019, 4:20 AM

Former Egyptian President's son dies at 24

Abdullah Morsi, youngest son of Mohammed Morsi, dies of heart attack two months after his father's passing.Elad Benari, 9/5/2019, 1:34 AM

Report: Egypt offered to improve conditions in Gaza

Egypt offered to improve conditions in Gaza in exchange for long-term ceasefire with Israel, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 8:20 AM

Hamas: We will respond to an Israeli attack

Hamas sends message to Israel through Egyptian mediators that any Israeli action against the group would be met with a response.Dalit Halevi, 8/30/2019, 4:34 AM

Egyptian security forces kill 11 jihadists

Egyptian security forces kill 11 militants in shootout during raid in North Sinai.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2019, 6:42 AM

Egyptian security forces kill 17 jihadists

Egyptian security conduct raids in Cairo and in another province, days after terrorist attack in the capital.Elad Benari, 8/9/2019, 2:10 AM

Sisi says Cairo blast was a terror attack

Egyptian authorities say Hasm group is behind car explosion in Cairo which killed 20.Elad Benari, 8/6/2019, 3:59 AM

17 killed in explosion in Cairo

17 killed, 32 injured in explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute. Cause of the incident is being investigated.Elad Benari, 8/5/2019, 4:07 AM

Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II discuss efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 7/30/2019, 3:05 AM

British Airways to resume flights to Cairo

British Airways to resume flights to Cairo following a week’s suspension due to security issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2019, 5:29 AM

British Airways cancels flights to Cairo

British Airways suspends flights to Egyptian capital for one week as a 'precaution.' Lufthansa flights to Cairo are also canceled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 12:17 AM

Egyptian scholar says ‘extremist’ Jews use blood to make matzah

Hebrew scholar working in Saudi Arabia spreads blood libel on Egyptian radio.Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA, 7/16/2019, 7:33 PM

Egypt working to prevent new Gaza conflict

Egyptian delegation meets with Hamas and PA leaders in bid to prevent new escalation between Israel and Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 7/14/2019, 4:27 PM

Netanyahu: Our peace with Egypt is the cornerstone

Prime Minister Netanyahu visits home of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel on the occasion of Egypt's Independence Day.Nitsan Keidar, 7/11/2019, 2:12 AM

Rivlin: Egyptian leadership shows responsibility

President is guest of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel at reception in honor of Egypt's 67th National Day.Nitzan Keidar, 7/10/2019, 10:45 PM

Twitter suspends Egyptian actor who called to kill Jews

Twitter suspends account of Egyptian actor Hesham Mansour who tweeted, “Now lets kill some Jews”.Ben Ariel and JTA, 7/2/2019, 4:04 AM

Ayoub Kara resigns from government

Kara: 'Since I was appointed Communications Minister there began campaign of tendentious slander against me.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 3:35 PM

Egypt blasts Erdogan for suggesting Morsi was killed

Egypt's Foreign Minister condemns as "irresponsible" Erdogan's accusation that former President had been killed.Elad Benari, 6/21/2019, 6:41 AM

Erdogan: Morsi was killed

Turkish President claims former Egyptian President was killed and did not die of natural causes.Elad Benari, 6/20/2019, 4:44 AM

Egypt to pay Israel $500 million fine for nixed natural gas deal

After Egypt cancelled sale of natural gas to Israel, following multiple terrorist attacks on gas line, country fined $500 million.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/19/2019, 7:07 AM

UN calls for probe of former Egyptian president's death

UN human rights office calls for "independent inquiry" into death of Mohammed Morsi.Elad Benari, 6/19/2019, 6:13 AM

Muslim Brotherhood describes Morsi's death as 'murder'

Muslim Brotherhood says death of former Egyptian President was a “full-fledged murder”, calls for mass funeral.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 12:09 AM

Deposed Egyptian Pres. Mohamed Morsi dies after court session

Former Muslim Brotherhood President of Egypt collapses and dies following court session in his lengthy trial.Gary Willig, 6/17/2019, 7:38 PM

Hamas: We're entering second phase of 'ceasefire'

Hamas claims transfer of Qatari money initiated second stage of ceasefire - despite increase in incendiary balloons.Nitzan Kedar, 6/17/2019, 2:50 PM

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend US Mideast peace conference

Egypt, Morocco and Jordan have agreed to attend the unveiling the economic component of US peace plan, White House says.AFP, 6/12/2019, 6:28 PM